Every once in a while, we all go back to that dish that reminds us of home, whether it be from being a kid or something that's a flashback of the good ol' days. Calling Racine County our home, we don't have to go too far to have a taste of something that warms your heart.

Here are our favorite places that their food doesn't go to your stomach, it goes to your soul.

Gouda Bacon Mac & Cheese - Butcher & Barrel

B&B Mac

Well known as a gastropub changing Racine County's culinary scene, Butcher & Barrel takes a twist on classics, including their side of Gouda Bacon Mac & Cheese. Spiral pasta is prepared with white cheddar and smoked gouda, fried bacon & green onions, sprinkled liberally with panko. Kraft boxes need not apply.

Bacon Cheddar Jack Stuffed Meatloaf - The Nash


Your mom's favorite after-school special with a twist. Homemade with thick cut cherrywood bacon and cheddar Jack cheese blend, smothered with Jack Daniels demiglaze and Honey Jack caramelized onions, served with loaded mashed potatoes on a bed of garlic bread. 

Country Chicken Dinner - Apple Holler

Apple Holler Fried Chicken

Nothing says comfort food like a country kitchen. This orchard holds an open year-round restaurant made for making great fried chicken. Juicy chicken is fried crispy brown with homemade mashed potatoes and apple bread stuffing, topped with chicken gravy and a side of their famous cornbread and apple butter. It's just as good as it sounds. 

Grown Up Grilled Cheese - Rugan's Burlington


It's all better with cheddar. This Burlington gastropub has a dish that is serious "Mmm-Mmm-Good"! Served on sourdough with Hill Valley Dairy cheddar, swiss, tomato and a roasted red pepper aioli on the side. Pair it up with one of their homemade soups for the perfect combo.

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Hungry for more? Visit our Food Guide to everything delicious in Racine County.